Vomiting

On this page you can find conditions that could be the cause of these symptoms although it is not a complete list of possible conditions.

Please note that if you have these symptoms, they may be unrelated to any of these conditions listed. If you are concerned about your symptoms then you should see a doctor.

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Conditions

Alcohol poisoning

Alcohol poisoning occurs when a person drinks a toxic amount of alcohol, usually over a short period of time ( binge drinking ).


Symptoms of this condition may include:

  • Difficulty speaking
  • Feeling sick or nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Slurred speech
  • Feel unbalanced

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Brain Cancer

A malignant brain tumour is a fast-growing cancer that spreads to other areas of the brain and spine.


Symptoms of this condition may include:

  • Headache getting worse over time
  • Headache on waking up
  • Feeling sick or nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Severe headache

More information on Brain Cancer is available here.

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Gastroenteritis

Gastroenteritis is a very common condition that causes diarrhoea and vomiting.


Symptoms of this condition may include:

  • Diarrhoea
  • Feeling sick or nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Stomach cramps
  • Abdominal pain

More information on Gastroenteritis is available here.

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Hepatitis

Hepatitis is the term used to describe inflammation of the liver.


Symptoms of this condition may include:

  • Right sided abdominal pain
  • Yellow skin or eyes
  • Unusually tired
  • Feeling sick or nausea
  • Upper abdominal pain

More information on Hepatitis is available here.

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High pressure headache

Intracranial hypertension (IH) is high pressure inside the skull, which may happen suddenly or build up gradually over time.


Symptoms of this condition may include:

  • Headache getting worse over time
  • Difficulty concentrating
  • Feeling sick or nausea
  • Seeing double
  • Severe headache

More information on High pressure headache is available here.

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Liver cancer

Primary liver cancer is a rare but serious type of cancer that begins in the liver.


Symptoms of this condition may include:

  • Yellow skin or eyes
  • Bloated stomach
  • Loss of appetite
  • Vomiting
  • Feel full quickly

More information on Liver cancer is available here.

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Major head injury

Severe head injuries require immediate medical attention because there's a risk of serious brain damage.


Symptoms of this condition may include:

  • Head injury
  • Memory loss
  • Confusion which is new
  • Seeing double
  • Lightheaded or feeling dizzy

More information on Major head injury is available here.

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Morning sickness

Vomiting and sickness in pregnancy ---------------------------------- Nausea and vomiting in pregnancy, also known as morning sickness, is very common in early pregnancy.


Symptoms of this condition may include:

  • Vomiting
  • Feeling sick or nausea
  • Unusually tired

More information on Morning sickness is available here.

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Oesophageal Cancer

Cancer of the oesophagus, also known as oesophageal cancer, is an uncommon but serious type of cancer that affects the oesophagus (gullet).


Symptoms of this condition may include:

  • Food sticks on swallowing
  • Difficult or painful swallowing
  • Feeling sick or nausea
  • Loss of appetite
  • Burning pain in chest or upper abdomen

More information on Oesophageal Cancer is available here.

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Recurrent pancreatitis

Chronic pancreatitis is a condition where the pancreas becomes permanently damaged due to inflammation.


Symptoms of this condition may include:

  • Upper abdominal pain
  • Feeling sick or nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Itchy skin
  • Yellow skin or eyes

More information on Recurrent pancreatitis is available here.

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